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Summary of Position:
In partnership with the University of Namibia (UNAM), the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) seeks a highly qualified entomologist to support the Namibia Ministry of Health and Social Services and National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) on work streams related to entomology and vector control. Entomological capacity has been identified as a significant gap in the Namibia malaria programme, particularly as it relates to the work streams described herein. This is a post doctorate position at the University of Namibia and will involves heavy engagement in entomological field activities and insectary and entomological laboratory support.
Applicant will be based in the north-eastern region of Zambezi, the capital of which is Katima Mulilo. Applicant information will be reviewed by the NVDCP, UNAM, CHAI and other collaborating partners in the entomological project. The applicant will report to the University of Namibia. Projected start: February 1st, 2019.